DR-TB care package: Lessons learned from pilot countries

    • Scope: 24 Priority Countries, Global
    • Focus: NTP, NGOs, civil society, incl patients groups
    • Objectives:
      • Provide an overview of the NAP and the comprehensive care package for DR-TB
      • Describe the Pilot objectives and intended outcomes
      • Describe the contextual adaptation and implementation of the comprehensive care package by pilot country
      • Share early lessons learned from each of the pilot countries (China, Pakistan, South Africa, Ukraine)
    • Expected Outputs/Outcomes: After attending the webinar, participants will be able to
      • Describe the component objectives of the NAP
      • Understand the need for adaptation and implementation based on country context
      • Poll questions:
    • Why is it important to implement a comprehensive care package for patients with DR-TB?
      • essential to prevent suffering and death from TB and to reduce transmission
      • Improve access to TB treatment
        • What are the thematic areas of the comprehensive care package?
          • Respect patient autonomy and improve self-efficacy, maximize physical comfort, safety, and wellness, provide psycho-emotional support and protection from social isolation or discrimination, prevent catastrophic costs to patient and family
          • Respect patient autonomy and improve self-efficacy, provide psycho-emotional support and protection from social isolation or discrimination, prevent catastrophic costs to patient and family
          • Respect patient autonomy and improve self-efficacy, maximize physical comfort, safety, and wellness, provide psycho-emotional support and protection from social isolation or discrimination
    • Detailed Outline:
      • Comprehensive supportive care package framework
        • Thematic areas and components
        • Operationalizing the framework at national, facility and patient level
        • Care package guidance documents
      • Pilot Project overview
        • Objectives
        • Timelines
        • Examples of package implementation in country
        • Pilot design, adapted implementation package, implementation focus
          • South Africa
          • Ukraine
          • China
          • Pakistan
      • Pilot results and lessons learned from countries
        • Patients’ perception of care package
        • Treatment outcomes from pilot
        • Patient satisfaction with care package
        • Implementation challenges and lessons learned
      • Q&A
      • Conclusion
    • Click here to join the webinar on August 26, 2019 at 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)